Pointed style


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pointed style (Arch) a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; -- more commonly called Gothic.
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In literature:

There were bodices to try on, and decisions to give on points of style.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Area of British North Borneo exceeds that of Ceylon; points of similarity; styled 'The New Ceylon.
"British Borneo" by W. H. Treacher
But let this suffice for the mere point of style in its purer and therefore more controversial aspect.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
The Cathedral of Antwerp, more remarkable for its exterior than interior, is of the pointed style.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
Every symptom points to a tendency to spread of style in Tombstone.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
It is true that its interior presents a specimen of the simple and grand pointed style of its period.
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
His style of living gave point to this scandal.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
On the way back to London, Maurice attempted to point out to Jenny the foolishness of her present style of living.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
Balzac, whose importance in the history of prose style has been pointed out, was one of its earliest members.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
This, together with the same resemblance in style, surely point to the same author.
"Junius Unmasked" by Joel Moody

In news:

Chargers Earning Wins, Not Style Points.
Buick touts the Enclave 's exterior styling, ride comfort, and quality as its chief selling points.
Style points have been removed from Oregon's equation .
We have officially reached the point in America in which important concepts can only be explained Gangnam style.
(CBS News) Are you tired of "Gangnam Style" just like Psy at this point.
But his eclectic style also gets props, with Time pointing out that "there are hints of Prince and Elton John" on the album.
There is a wide range of styles from traditional to modern, materials and price points.
SOUTH BEND — So, that's what style points look like, huh.
It's not about style points.
As part of our BE Polished style series, we highlight key apparel and accessories that will ensure your office look is always on point.
Check out lakefront living in style in Fox Point mansion.
NYLON Guys just pointed us in the direction of Swatch's new Classic Collection–and to one style in particular called " Irony .".
No style points for this one.
Winfield earned no style points, but gritted a solid performance behind junior receiver Chris Turner and a stellar defensive effort to defeat Nitro 35-14 Friday night.
The point system is accommodating for every style.

In science:

This can lead to complications since at the point in time when the current span is generated, the rest of the text might not yet be available.1 One class of global NLG constraints involves the linguistic style of a text, as regards its degree of formality, detail, partiality, and so on (Hovy 1988).
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
We call this point (in the style of ) the majority consensus brink.
Fostering Consensus in Multidimensional Continuous Opinion Dynamics under Bounded Confidence
In this section we give an appropriate generalized point value characterization in the style of (, pp.
The wave equation on static singular space-times
Thus massive electromagnetism is sub ject to a Kretschmann-style point: gauge freedom, if not presently initially, can be installed with a little effort.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
The style will be descriptive and informal, aiming for overall readability; should any technical points remain unclear, the reader is referred to [35, Ch. 8.5] for more formal definitions of the concepts introduced here, and to in general for graph-theoretic terms and notation.
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach